8315-11 Laundry Worker
Sorts cleans, irons, folds and packages clothing or other garments in laundry establishments.
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.
- sorts articles for cleaning according to the type of article, colour, fabric and cleaning treatment required
- places sorted articles into receptacles or onto conveyor belts for moving to repair or cleaning areas
- loads and unloads washing machines, driers and extractors
- adds cleaning agents and starches
- smooths articles and guides them through machines, checking for stains and holes
- stops and starts machines to untangle, straighten or remove articles
- places articles on shelves or hangs garments for delivery or collection
- may tie and package articles and prepare orders for despatch
Folding Machine Operator